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    Closing In On A Master Rating

    IM Silman May 11, 2017, 3:58 AM

    The Chess.com member mnuwan wrote: "I’m a middle-aged guy who has taken up chess again seriously after a hiatus of many years. I currently have a USCF rating of 2100, and I am trying to get the master...

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    PRO Chess League Official Rules

    PROChessLeague Jun 19, 2017, 1:35 PM

    PRO Chess League Rules as of 3/9/2017: Eligibility and Team Makeup   A.1. Team rosters A lineup is the four players you are using each match. A roster is the total list of players you have on...

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    Chess.com Fair Play And Cheat-Detection

    News Dec 30, 2016, 12:03 PM

    Cheating in chess is a serious issue. The issue is magnified online, where there is no arbiter to physically observe play. Chess.com takes fair play and cheat-detection very seriously, and we have since our founding.  We...

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  • ChessCenter: A Coup At FIDE?'s Thumbnail

    ChessCenter: A Coup At FIDE?

    ChessCenter Mar 31, 2017, 10:01 PM

    Is there a coup at FIDE? The leading chess journalist Peter Doggers has the story about a power struggle at the world's chess federation. And who will win the U.S. men's and women's championships? Find out our picks...

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    Old School With Uncle Yermo: Complete Show From 5-11-15

    ChessTV May 17, 2015, 6:24 PM

    Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky. Cheating in chess. Yermo explains why they topic can no longer be avoided, and explores the history of cheating. Enjoy this full...

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    Pardon Our Blunders: Highlights from 9-29-14

    ChessTV Oct 1, 2014, 6:19 PM

    Enjoy these highlights from the Sept. 29 broadcast of “Pardon Our Blunders,” where IM Daniel Rensch and Chess.com reporter Peter Doggers discuss a wide range of pressing chess topics. What do Daniel and Peter...

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    How to play blindfold chess?

    Alvin_Cruz Aug 21, 2017, 5:12 AM

    I have written some articles about my blindfold games. A couple of my friends asked me how did I learned it and I casually answer that I am just being stubborn at trying to play blindfold chess until I learned it....

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    Dominating Chess Engines (2800+)

    Path2GrandMaster Aug 19, 2017, 7:01 PM

      Top Engines: Game #1  Chess.com Level 10 vs 1.F4!? Recently I nearly consecutively crushed a large number of opponents in less than 20 moves, with incredibly high CAPS scores of (98-99.8)!  Surely I am not playing...

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    Dominating Top Experts (2199-2399)

    Path2GrandMaster Aug 19, 2017, 5:36 PM

     Top Experts: Game #1 Absolute domination versus top chess expert, Unenbahlam, rated 2214! My strong opponent tried to throw me off with a strange opening move...within four moves his game was lost.        Top...

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